June 1973 calendar

June 1973

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 1973.
The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on June 1973: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1973?


  • 01 Jun 1973 Greek President Papadopoulos asks for Parliamentary Presidential Republic
  • 02 Jun 1973 Nash at Nine closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • 03 Jun 1973 Smith closes at Eden Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 04 Jun 1973 43rd French Womens Tennis: Margaret Court beats C Evert (67 76 64)
  • 05 Jun 1973 43rd French Mens Tennis: Ilse Nastase beats Nikki Pilic (63 63 60)
  • 07 Jun 1973 Rangers draft Texas high school pitcher David Clyde #1
  • 08 Jun 1973 Admiral Luis Carrero Blanco appointed Premier of Spain
  • 09 Jun 1973 105th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 2:24
  • 10 Jun 1973 19th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills
  • 12 Jun 1973 Yanks trade wife swapper Mike Kekich for Lowell Palmer
  • 14 Jun 1973 46th National Spelling Bee: Barrie Trinkle wins spelling vouchsafe
  • 15 Jun 1973 American Graffiti opens in New York City
  • 16 Jun 1973 Leonid I Brezhnev visit US
  • 17 Jun 1973 1st du Maurier Golf Classic (La Canadienne): Jocelyne Bourassa
  • 18 Jun 1973 NCAA makes urine testing mandatory for participants.
  • 19 Jun 1973 Rocky Horror Picture Show, stage production opens in London
  • 20 Jun 1973 San Francisco Giants Bobby Bonds sets NL record with 22 lead off HRs
  • 22 Jun 1973 Dutch High Council stops fluorine addition to drink water
  • 23 Jun 1973 Cyrano closes at Palace Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 24 Jun 1973 Marlene Raymond (age 15), limboes under a flaming bar at 6.125 inches.
  • 25 Jun 1973 Russian party leader Brezhnev visits France
  • 26 Jun 1973 London production of Grease premieres
  • 27 Jun 1973 Live & Let Die premieres in US
  • 28 Jun 1973 Black Sports Hall of Fame forms: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis and Althea Gibson elected
  • 30 Jun 1973 Burns & Schreiber Comedy Hour, TV Variety

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Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Friends of Eddie Coyle

The Friends of Eddie Coyle

Release year: 1973

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Richard Jordan, Steven Keats



Release year: 1973

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Warren Oates, Ben Johnson, Michelle Phillips, Cloris Leachman



Release year: 1973

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Pam Grier, Booker Bradshaw, Robert DoQui, William Elliott

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Which were the most popular books released in June 1973?
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Laughing All The Way by Barbara Howar

Laughing All The Way


Barbara Howar was temporarily head of Washington D.C. socialites in the 1960s until President Johnson was cautioned to tame down the parties.

Once Is Not Enough by Jacqueline Susann

Once Is Not Enough


Once upon a time, the entertainment industry was a world that never slept. Magazine editors, models, pop stars, and all the rest visited "vitamin doctors" to get the shots that would allow them to stay up all night and then …

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex


Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

An Untold Story by Elliot Roosevelt and James Brough

An Untold Story



The Odessa File by Frederick Forsyth

The Odessa File


The suicide of an elderly German Jew explodes into revelation after revelation: of a Mafia-like organization called Odessa ...of a real-life fugitive known as the "Butcher of Riga"..of a young German journalist tumed obsessed avenger.......and,